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Beginners

Although Oliver (Ewan McGregor) knows that some people have "skeletons in their closets," he isn't prepared when his father (Christopher Plummer) "outs" his secrets. The 75-year-old man reveals he is dying of cancer and that he is a homosexual with a much younger lover. Get the movie review and more. »

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Run Time: 103
Theater Release: 03 Jun 2011
Video Release: 15 Nov 2011
MPAA Rating: R
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Beginners is rated R: for language and some sexual content

Director: Mike Mills
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent
Studio: 2011 Focus Features
Website: Official site for Beginners.

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Release Date: 23 June 2011 (Limited)

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